Category Archives: museum of childhood

Unique Gifts – Handmade Doll Houses now available to purchase at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

The Handmade Dolls House company, based in County Wicklow, make uniquely designed doll houses using a long standing family tradition. Over 120 pieces of timber are used to construct a single doll’s house. Customers can choose from a number of … Continue reading

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New Arrivals at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

We have received a donation of 3 pedal cars from the Toys of Yesterday Collectors Association. The cars were made by Hughie McGrath (now deceased) in his workshop in Monkstown. The pedal cars are made from recycled materials. A mechanic and … Continue reading

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CALLING ALL DOLL HOUSE AND MINIATURE ENTHUSIASTS!

THE GATHERING IRELAND 2013 Next year is the year of the Gathering in Ireland. Whether you’re Irish born, Irish bred or Irish in spirit, get involved and celebrate a year of Irish connections. The Gathering Ireland 2013 is about planning special … Continue reading

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An Exhibition of Model Cars and Fire Engines at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

Our very own volunteer Keith Dungan has given, on loan, his prized collection of model Fire Engines and some model cars including a Ferrari Testa Rossa and an E type Jaguar. The models are of European and American emergency vehicles … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Weekend at Tara’s Palace

Lots of things happening at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood for St. Patrick’s weekend 2012. Home to Ireland’s Largest Period Doll House (Tara’s Palace) and the Smallest Doll in the World, we will have a special quiz testing your knowledge … Continue reading

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PRIMARY AND POST PRIMARY SCHOOL TOURS

Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood at Powerscourt House is now taking bookings for Primary and Post Primary School tours. CALL US TODAY 01 2748090 . At Tara’s Palace children can see Ireland’s largest doll’s house, tiny works of art in miniature, a … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas 2011

Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood will close today and will reopen on Tuesday 27th December 2011. We would like to wish all our visitors, volunteers and supporters a very Happy Christmas.

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